Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Photoshop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Photoshop over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Photoshop
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 258 251
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 -47
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 97 100 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.66% 0.81%
As % of the Applications category 5.71% 6.07% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 58 118
South East median daily rate £400 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +12.50% -6.25%
10th Percentile £172 £168 £200
90th Percentile £539 £483 £394
England median daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year -2.78% +10.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 9
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £175.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.57% +677.78% +2.27%
10th Percentile £14.55 £162.50 £18.88
90th Percentile £29.00 £187.50 £28.75
England median hourly rate £19.75 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -21.00% +13.64% -1.90%

Photoshop is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,699 1,648 2,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.47% 10.81% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 843 1,133
South East median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.84%
10th Percentile £135 £150 £154
90th Percentile £512 £488 £480
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 227 208
South East median hourly rate £15.78 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.19 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £32.50 £35.90 £37.73
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +3.33%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -7 59 £390 +0.65% 19
Berkshire -7 37 £375 -3.23% 9
Surrey -14 19 £513 +20.59% 12
Buckinghamshire -14 15 £415 - 4
Hampshire -6 8 £188 -46.43% 6
Oxfordshire -7 7 £375 -6.25% 6
Kent -14 6 £205 -8.89% 9
East Sussex +1 4 £343 - 3
Middlesex -2 1 £475 -
West Sussex -6 1 - - 8
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 59 (60.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 50 (51.55%) HTML
2 50 (51.55%) Adobe
3 46 (47.42%) CSS
4 45 (46.39%) User Experience
5 32 (32.99%) JavaScript
6 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (22.68%) Wireframes
7 21 (21.65%) HTML5
8 20 (20.62%) Marketing
8 20 (20.62%) Axure RP
9 19 (19.59%) CSS3
9 19 (19.59%) InDesign
10 17 (17.53%) jQuery
10 17 (17.53%) Front End Development
11 15 (15.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 15 (15.46%) Content Management
12 14 (14.43%) Degree
13 13 (13.40%) CMS
13 13 (13.40%) AngularJS
13 13 (13.40%) Analytics
13 13 (13.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (13.40%) Infographics
14 11 (11.34%) Prototyping
14 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (11.34%) Social Media
15 10 (10.31%) JIRA
15 10 (10.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 10 (10.31%) Dreamweaver
16 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (13.40%) CMS
2 8 (8.25%) Drupal
3 4 (4.12%) WordPress
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.03%) nginx
Applications
1 59 (60.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 19 (19.59%) InDesign
3 15 (15.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (10.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (8.25%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (4.12%) MS Visio
7 3 (3.09%) InVision
8 2 (2.06%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (2.06%) Edge Animate
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (1.03%) Flinto
9 1 (1.03%) GIMP
9 1 (1.03%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Magento
2 2 (2.06%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (5.15%) Google Analytics
2 5 (5.15%) SaaS
3 3 (3.09%) npm
4 2 (2.06%) GitHub
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.03%) Slack
5 1 (1.03%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) MySQL
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.03%) MonetDB
3 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (20.62%) Axure RP
2 10 (10.31%) Dreamweaver
2 10 (10.31%) JIRA
3 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.19%) Grunt
5 5 (5.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 5 (5.15%) gulp
6 4 (4.12%) Subversion
6 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.09%) webpack
8 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.03%) Babel
9 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (20.62%) Marketing
2 8 (8.25%) Finance
3 7 (7.22%) Publishing
3 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.19%) Multimedia
5 5 (5.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.09%) Banking
6 3 (3.09%) German Language
6 3 (3.09%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.09%) Japanese Language
6 3 (3.09%) Korean Language
6 3 (3.09%) Russian Language
7 2 (2.06%) Advertising
8 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (46.39%) Designer
2 24 (24.74%) Developer
3 21 (21.65%) UX Designer
4 14 (14.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (12.37%) Analyst
6 11 (11.34%) UI Designer
7 9 (9.28%) Digital Designer
7 9 (9.28%) UI/UX Designer
8 7 (7.22%) Administrator
8 7 (7.22%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (7.22%) Web Administrator
8 7 (7.22%) Web Designer
9 6 (6.19%) Business Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Web Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) UX Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.12%) Angular Developer
11 4 (4.12%) Senior Designer
11 4 (4.12%) Senior UI Designer
11 4 (4.12%) Senior UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (51.55%) HTML
2 46 (47.42%) CSS
3 21 (21.65%) HTML5
4 19 (19.59%) CSS3
5 17 (17.53%) jQuery
6 13 (13.40%) AngularJS
6 13 (13.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (7.22%) LESS
7 7 (7.22%) Sass
8 5 (5.15%) Material Design
8 5 (5.15%) Node.js
8 5 (5.15%) React
8 5 (5.15%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 5 (5.15%) XML
9 4 (4.12%) JSON
9 4 (4.12%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (4.12%) SVG
10 3 (3.09%) DHTML
10 3 (3.09%) Silverlight
10 3 (3.09%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 45 (46.39%) User Experience
2 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.34%) Social Media
3 8 (8.25%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.25%) Video Editing
4 5 (5.15%) Animation
4 5 (5.15%) Graphic Design
5 4 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (4.12%) iPhone
5 4 (4.12%) W3C
6 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.06%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.03%) Blog
7 1 (1.03%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) Android
1 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.15%) Linux
2 5 (5.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (22.68%) Wireframes
2 17 (17.53%) Front End Development
3 15 (15.46%) Content Management
4 13 (13.40%) Analytics
4 13 (13.40%) Infographics
5 11 (11.34%) Prototyping
6 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.28%) Visualisation
7 7 (7.22%) A/B Testing
7 7 (7.22%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (6.19%) Project Management
8 6 (6.19%) Scrum
8 6 (6.19%) Web Design
9 5 (5.15%) Data Analytics
9 5 (5.15%) Information Architecture
9 5 (5.15%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (5.15%) Usability Testing
9 5 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.99%) JavaScript
2 9 (9.28%) PHP
3 3 (3.09%) C#
4 1 (1.03%) ES6
4 1 (1.03%) Python
4 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 50 (51.55%) Adobe
2 8 (8.25%) Facebook
2 8 (8.25%) Twitter
3 5 (5.15%) ClickTale
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.12%) Apple
4 4 (4.12%) Google
4 4 (4.12%) Hotjar
4 4 (4.12%) Optimizely
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle
6 2 (2.06%) FatWire
6 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.03%) Selligent